2019 officially entered the first year of 5G commercial use. Previously, the "White Paper on 5G Economic and Social Impact" released by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology showed that 5G is expected to directly drive economic value added of about 3 trillion yuan in 2030, and bring about 20 million direct or indirect employment opportunities. In order to more clearly understand the demand for 5G talents, the data of "2019 5G Talent Data Insights" released by BOSS directly hired recently shows that from January to May this year, the average monthly salary of 5G-related talents was 14,110 yuan, and Beijing, Shenzhen, and Shanghai on 5G Demand for related talents ranks among the top three, and Chengdu ranks sixth. The communications / network equipment industry is the industry with the highest demand for talent.
The average monthly salary of 5G talent is 14110 yuan
Data show that from January to May this year, the average monthly salary of 5G-related talents was 14,110 yuan, which was 15.7% higher than the average monthly salary of 2018, and the increase was 6 percentage points higher than that of 2018. Over the past three years, the company's 5G talent recruitment budget has been increasing year by year, and the average monthly salary for recruitment has risen sharply, but the average expected salary of job seekers has always been lower than the average recruitment salary. Compared to the official "5G commercial use in 2020" schedule previously expressed by operators, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has issued 5G licenses at least half a year in advance. 5G's advanced commercialization and fierce competition have made the company's demand for related talents more urgent, which can be seen from the soaring average monthly salary.
In the past 3 years, the demand for 5G talent has increased significantly, and the total demand in 2018 increased by 31.6% compared to 2017. Since 2019, the demand for 5G-related talent has exploded. From January to May, the total demand for 5G talents has been close to 60% in 2018, an increase of 38.9% compared to 2018, and the growth rate of demand has increased by 7 percentage points compared to 2018.
Data show that Beijing, Shenzhen, and Shanghai have the highest demand for 5G-related talents. The new first-tier city Xi'an ranks fourth, and Chengdu ranks sixth. The determination of 5G pilot cities has greatly affected the flow of 5G talents at this stage.
40% of demand comes from the communication industry
The data shows that the industry concentration of 5G-related talents is relatively high, and the total demand for talents in the top five segments accounts for 72.1%. The communications / network equipment industry has no doubt become the industry with the highest demand for talent. With the accelerated pace of 5G commercial use, new 5G terminals will become the blue ocean market. Wang Zhiqin, deputy director of the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, said that 20G global 5G terminals will reach 200 million, of which mobile phone terminals will be the main.
In addition to 5G construction-related industries, BOSS directly hired and observed that companies in related fields such as 5G application and communication also extended olive branches to talents. For example, People's Daily released the information on recruiting 5G industry experts directly on BOSS, and Beijing Telecom Planning and Design Institute Co., Ltd. released the job requirements for 5G / smart city engineers.
In terms of the demand for 5G-related personnel, the largest demand is for communications R & D engineers, accounting for 43.5%, followed by telecommunications network engineers, accounting for 19.9%. During the spring recruitment season in 2019, BOSS directly found that the demand for optical transmission engineers and wireless RF engineers increased by more than 80% year-on-year. The demand for 5G communications-related talent has surged.